H. Eugene Herr Papers, 1948-2010
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Brief Description: Personal papers of a Mennonite pastor and youth leader who was received into the Catholic Church in 2005.  An innovator in the Mennonite tradition, Herr and his wife, Mary, led the (old) Mennonite Church's Mennonite Youth Fellowship, developed a Volunraey Service discipleship program in Phoenix, Arizona, and founded the Hermitage, a spiritual retreat center in Three Rivers, Michigan.  Materials in this set of papers document Herr's work in all three of these programs / institutions.  Researchers will also find in this collection a number of articles, sermons, and papers by Herr, information on the 1961 meeting of Mennonite leaders with Billy Graham, and records pertaining to Herr's pastorates at Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church (Harper, Kansas) and College Mennonite Church (Goshen, Indiana).
Held at:
Mennonite Church USA Archives
3145 Benham Ave, Ste. 1
Elkhart, IN 46517
Phone: 574-523-3080
Email: JasonK [at] MennoniteUSA.org
Record Series Number: HM1/416
Created by: Herr, H. Eugene (1932-2012), Herr, Mary Elizabeth Yutzy (1928-)
Volume: 1.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: 03/26/2013.
Arrangement: Flat
Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public research.
Subject Index
Church work with youth - Mennonites
Hermitage (Three Rivers, Mich.)
Herr, H. Eugene, 1932-2012
Spiritual retreat centers - Michigan
Genres/Forms of Material
Correspondence
Photographs
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.
Acquisition Notes: Mary Herr, Acc. 2013-025
PreferredCitation: H. Eugene Herr Papers, 1948-2010.  HM1-416.  Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana.